Are you are interested in Barking and Dagenham's history, or tracing your family tree? We have plenty of material to assist your research, including free use of Ancestry Library Edition
and Find My Past Community Edition
on our PCs.
Mondays to Fridays: 10am to 4pm (except public holidays)
Saturdays: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.15 to 4pm
Archives and Local Studies Centre brief guide
Archives and Local Studies newsletter October-December 2014
Copying information and prices
We're taking part once again in the Explore Your Archive
Campaign to promote the value and use of archives. This year's campaign was launched on Monday 10 November 2014. We marked it with a behind the scenes tour and the launch of our latest‘Story Box’ on World War One, to add to those on trade union history and women's history in Barking and Dagenham.
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For travel information, please see the main Valence House Museum
page. We are inside the Visitor Centre, with level access throughout, and two Blue Badge parking spaces at the Margery Road entrance, off Bonham Road.